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My brother was charged with burglary of habitation he spent one year in prison . Is there a possibility to reduce the charges ..

Del Rio, TX |

Wat can be done for him... what is the best way to help him ...

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  1. See my answer to your previous question.

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  2. A defendant who has already served prison time on a felony charge has little hope of reopening the case. A defendant in that position might consult a lawyer who handles post conviction writs to see if there might be grounds to pursue an application for a writ of habeas corpus. Or, the defendant might apply for a pardon. To look into these, consult a reputable criminal defense lawyer in your area.

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